Earlier we reported about the Kano Students HERE
The seven students who died in a road accident along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Tuesday are being laid to rest at the moment at Tarauni graveyard after the funeral prayer at the Emir of Kano’s palace. The ongoing funeral has in attendance the Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, religious leaders, family of the deceased and many others.
The funeral prayer was conducted at the Emir’s Palace, Kano, around 9:00 a.m., and the deceased were buried at the Tarauni Graveyard.
Among those that attended the prayer are: Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, members of the state Executive Council, other top government officials as well as parents and sympathisers.
The funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Kano, Prof. Sani Zahraddeen, who prayed God to grant the souls of the departed eternal rest and Jannatul Firdaus (The highest Paradise).
He also prayed God to give their families the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
NAN recalls that Ganduje had on Wednesday received corpses of the students and the driver, and described the incident as shocking to the Government and people of the state.
He also described the deceased as heroes who were on a mission to do the state proud.
He prayed God to grant them Jannatul Firdaus and urged their families to take solace in the fact that all mortals would inevitably die.
The seven students and their driver died on Tuesday while returning from Lagos after attending a national quiz competition.